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Songezo Mhlekwa is a 30 year old singer, songwriter, Performer and HMR Records co-owner. He is renowned for his extraordinary way of cutting straight through to the core of his listeners’ emotions. With a passion for song writing running through his veins from an early age, Songezo’s fervent lyrics and sparkling melodies expose a truly sensitive artist whose soul-shattering vocals have the power to provoke a profound response.
Songezo was born in the Eastern Cape but relocated to Johannesburg when his late father (Mthuthuzeli Birthwell Mhlekwa) got a job in the big city. He had a passion of pursuing a music career from a very tender age, but an opportunity to do so proved rather difficult. Upon completing his matric he went to study for a qualification in Human Resources at the Central Johannesburg College. His passion for the music industry kept him active in his local church where he served as lead singer and an assistant music director
In 2014 Songezo Released his debut Gospel album titled, Thanks Giving that can be found in all online stores, e.g. Google play, ITunes and Spotify to mention a few. Among other things Songezo is a co-owner of HUSTLE MONEY RECORDS where he works with his partner/producer Ozius Masthabele better known as Ozzbeatz. It is with this practice which led Songezo exposed to different music genres (e.g. Kwaito, Hip-Hop, Afro soul and Gospel) which in turn shaped his talent.
For his latest single titled Nangu Lona Songezo has worked with the extra ordinary talented Ozzbeatz and Edrey Masimbyi. Where Ozzbeatz worked as an executive producer, Edrey functioned as keybord/ piano player. Overall it has been such a great pleasure and immeasurable grace for me to make my music career a reality- songezo mhlekwa